Scottish League One
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Stranraer 0-3 Cowdenbeath

Cowdenbeath got back to winning ways as they convincingly beat Stranraer at Stair Park.

The visitors, who ended a run of three games without a win, went ahead when Brad Donaldson got past his marker and met Liam Callaghan's corner to head in.

Kyle Miller doubled their advantage just before the hour mark.

Substitute Robbie Buchanan sealed the victory as Cowdenbeath moved a point behind Stranraer, who drop down to eighth in Scottish League One.

Line-ups

Stranraer

  • 1McGurn
  • 4Pettigrew
  • 24Rumsby
  • 19Mair
  • 3KeenanSubstituted forAitkenat 67'minutes
  • 2Robertson
  • 23ThomsonBooked at 74mins
  • 14LongworthSubstituted forMcGillat 63'minutes
  • 10Stirling
  • 7CairneyBooked at 42minsSubstituted forTurnerat 72'minutes
  • 20McGuigan

Substitutes

  • 5Barron
  • 6Aitken
  • 11McCloskey
  • 12Samson
  • 13Currie
  • 16Turner
  • 18McGill

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Sneddon
  • 2DonaldsonBooked at 45mins
  • 3Scullion
  • 4El-Zubaidi
  • 5Adamson
  • 6Brett
  • 7MillerSubstituted forKaneat 86'minutes
  • 8Murdoch
  • 9Callaghan
  • 10SpenceSubstituted forJohnstonat 82'minutes
  • 11SmithSubstituted forBuchananat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Yaqub
  • 14Kane
  • 15Hughes
  • 16Orritt
  • 17Hunter
  • 18Johnston
  • 19Buchanan
Referee:
John McKendrick
Attendance:
345

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamCowdenbeath
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home0
Away3
Shots on Target
Home0
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away9
Fouls
Home12
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Stranraer 0, Cowdenbeath 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stranraer 0, Cowdenbeath 3.

Craig Johnston (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Robertson (Stranraer).

Craig Johnston (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Robertson (Stranraer).

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Chris Kane replaces Kyle Miller.

Liam Callaghan (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kyle Turner (Stranraer).

Goal!

Goal! Stranraer 0, Cowdenbeath 3. Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Dean Brett.

Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kyle Turner (Stranraer).

Foul by Craig Johnston (Cowdenbeath).

Ryan Thomson (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Craig Johnston replaces Greig Spence.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Lee Mair.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Robbie Buchanan replaces Gordon Smith.

Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Gordon Smith (Cowdenbeath).

Booking

Ryan Thomson (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ryan Thomson (Stranraer).

Kyle Miller (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Andy Stirling (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Gordon Smith (Cowdenbeath).

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Kyle Turner replaces Paul Cairney.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Dean Brett.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Chris Aitken replaces Dale Keenan.

Foul by Ali El-Zubaidi (Cowdenbeath).

Mark McGuigan (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Peter McGill replaces Jamie Longworth.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Scott Robertson.

Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Paul Cairney (Stranraer).

Foul by Ali El-Zubaidi (Cowdenbeath).

Mark McGuigan (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Stranraer 0, Cowdenbeath 2. Kyle Miller (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Liam Callaghan.

Foul by Ali El-Zubaidi (Cowdenbeath).

Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Scott Robertson.

Foul by Brad Donaldson (Cowdenbeath).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline118123782925
2Ayr1173124131124
3Albion116141313019
4Airdrieonians115151313016
5Forfar114341919015
6Peterhead113531814414
7Stenhousemuir113351626-1012
8Stranraer11407819-1112
9Cowdenbeath113261628-1211
10Brechin112181122-117
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